pore


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Synonyms for pore

Synonyms for pore

any tiny hole admitting passage of a liquid (fluid or gas)

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any small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal

a minute epidermal pore in a leaf or stem through which gases and water vapor can pass

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Reads, reproducing her pronunciation exactly] "Cheer ap, Keptin; n' haw ya flahr orf a pore gel.
Cold sweat exuded from his every pore as La raised the cruel, sacrificial knife above him.
In a jiffy, my clothes hung about where they might dry most quickly, and I myself was absorbing, through every pore, the welcome heat of the stifling compartment.
I mind hearing folks say when they was married that there never was two people more in love with each other -- Pore creatures, they didn't live much longer; but they was awful happy while they was alive, and I s'pose that counts for a good deal.
It is true that fever and dysentery are perpetually on the walk-about, that loathsome skin diseases abound, that the air is saturated with a poison that bites into every pore, cut, or abrasion and plants malignant ulcers, and that many strong men who escape dying there return as wrecks to their own countries.
I pore over the abstract of title of the vineyard called Tokay on the rancho called Petaluma.
What boy has not sighed for the good old days of wars, revolutions, and riots; how I used to pore over the chronicles of those old days, those dear old days, when workmen went armed to their labors; when they fell upon one another with gun and bomb and dagger, and the streets ran red with blood
They pore over them on Sundays instead of studying the Holy Scriptures.
Muttering this soliloquy, Arthur carried his precious volume to the table, and, adjusting it upon a dusty desk, put on his spectacles, and began to pore among the leaves.
to repete it to hurt a pore servant that as alwais add thee gratest
Cos you've 'urt yer pore little leg, pore little mamma's darlin'.
The swift breeze seemed to Edna to bury the sting of it into the pores of her face and hands.
In wooden edifices I find my powers much diminished--the fluids, doubtless, escaping through the pores of the material.
There were sharp pains, and sudden dizziness, and then profuse bleeding at the pores, with dissolution.
Also I made pores for porous plasters and high-grade holes for doughnuts and buttons.